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From the Washington Post Wonkbook news roundup on Clinton's campaign
Clinton will meet with union leaders. "U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will meet privately this month with leaders of the nation's largest labor federation as she seeks to prevent a revolt by union members infuriated by her cautious stance on a looming trade deal, labor sources told Reuters. Leaders with the AFL-CIO, an umbrella group for 56 member unions representing more than 12.5 million workers, will press her on issues such as trade, infrastructure and the types of officials she would name to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors." Amanda Becker and Luciana Lopez for Reuters.
She's talking about gun control on the stump. That "marks an important evolution in presidential politics. For at least the past several decades, Democrats seeking national office have often been timid on the issue of guns for fear of alienating firearms owners. In 2008, after Barack Obama took heat for his gaffe about people who 'cling to guns or religion,' he rarely mentioned guns again — neither that year nor in his 2012 reelection campaign. But in a sign that the political environment on guns has shifted in the wake of recent mass shootings — and of Clinton’s determination to stake out liberal ground in her primary race against insurgent Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) — Clinton is not only initiating a debate about gun control but also vowing to fight the National Rifle Association." Philip Rucker in The Washington Post.
She's also planning a major economic speech on Monday. "Hillary Clinton will lay out her economic agenda in a major speech Monday that will set the tone for more detailed policy announcements this summer and much of her messaging through the rest of her presidential campaign. The Democratic front-runner's choice of venue may be telling: She'll be delivering her address in Manhattan's Greenwich Village neighborhood at The New School, a university whose economics department takes a decidedly leftist tilt." Jennifer Epstein for Bloomberg.